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Extracted Article Text (OCR) SEPT. 7, 2008 SUNDAY NEWS JOURNAL B3 LOTTERIES Dairy fght DOAWAK Play3Daj Play4D MAXYIANO KW JERSEY 717 AND THE REGION 42 J-4-1-0 1-1-6 4-23-1 Cash5 01O3-17 28-39 Pid3Dai WH) Pv3Day M-l Pdi 4 pay 0-7 7-6 Pit 4 Day Pjct3Njht 70 feHNighJ nsv 06O3-19-07-17 132252837 38 02-015-23-30 Matctjjj drawn Sept 5) Treasure Hunt PUy4Night WWW 03-1117-18-29-32 17 Z5-26-W-54 11 4 01-04-08-139 12 lotto (drawn Sept 5) Powertat (drawn Sept 6) Power Power Flay Hot Lotto (drawn Sept Hot Ban For a recording of numbers drawn, cat Delaware (800) 338200. (302) 736-1436 (out of state) PKk4Niqht 4-6-7-3 Ml4JI 5 0119-2122 33 Ca5 04-12-20-23-38 BorusBa 03 Pjck6 (drawn Sept 4) 10-1214-15-22-23 Mega Millions (drawn Sept .5) 01-06-15-2746 PENNSYLVANIA Mega Ball 39 Dai, Clay Multi-Matdi (drawn Sept. 6) 0WWH2-14-20 Big 4 Day l-2 Forum to address workplace health issues CRIME STOPPERS Anyone with information about a Delaware crime can make an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers. If the information leads to an arrest, the caller could receive up to $1,000.

In Delaware, call (800) TIP-3333 (847-3333) or from a cell phone, call TIPS. From other states, call (302) 739-5927. Flexibility, emotional support can help employees fighting cancer cancer care management at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center in Stanton. AstraZeneca Pic.

and United Electric Supply are among local companies taking the lead when it comes to dealing with cancer in the workplace. AstraZeneca, the pharmaceutical giant whose U.S. headquarters is in Fairfax, is one of 21 employers around the country to receive the gold standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, a national organization of business leaders. The company, which employs about 5,000 people in Delaware, has smoke-free campuses, and offers free, on-site mammograms, prostate and skin cancer screenings. Offering programs aimed at worker health fits with AstraZeneca's mission as a health care company and maker of oncology drugs, said Elizabeth Sha-heen-Dumke, an AstraZeneca spokeswoman.

New Castle-based United Electric Supply, which employs about 340 people in five states, offers flexible hours to workers going through cancer, or employees caring for loved ones battling cancer. "We work around their schedule, so they can work and go through treatment," said Gayle Davis, the company's vice president for human resources. Contact Gary Haber at 324-2878 or country recognize the importance of workplace policies and programs that address the needs of workers with cancer and their caregivers. Companies are changing as advances in medical care move cancer from what was once a certain death sentence to a chronic disease that some workers will live with for years.

"These are productive employees, and many more of them are going to survive," said Tom Kean, executive director of C-Change, a Washington D.C.-based group that works to get companies to adopt cancer prevention and detection programs. The workplace changes, which include flexible hours, part-time schedules and on-site cancer screenings, are coming about because many employees want to continue working through their treatments, or can't afford to leave a paycheck and health benefits behind. "So often, people will talk about how their identity is wrapped up in their work," said Valerie Pletcher, co-executive director of Cancer Care Connection. "People really do want to work and maintain their sense of normalcy, when their world has been rocked by cancer," said Pletcher, whose Newark-based organization helps cancer patients with needs such as transportation, finances IF YOU GO: WHAT: Delaware State Chamber of Commerce's Advocates of Hope summit meeting on Raising Cancer Awareness in the Business Community. The event features a keynote address by Dr.

Nancy Snyderman, NBC News chief medical editor. WHEN: Oct 16 from 7:30 am. to 2 p.m. WHERE: University of Delaware, Clayton Hall COST: $75 for State Chamber members, $100 for non-members. Includes Continental breakfast and lunch.

INFORMATION: 576-6571 and emotional support. It also has started a program to help small businesses deal with cancer issues. Companies also need to be sensitive to issues of employee privacy, because some workers may not want their coworkers to know about their cancer diagnosis, Pletcher said. At the same time, an employee's cancer diagnosis can create problems for managers who may not know how to talk to workers about their diagnosis without appearing insensitive or patronizing. "It's a tough balance for employers," said Patricia Strusowski, director of By GARY HABER The News Journal An estimated 4,600 Delawareans will be diagnosed with cancer this year.

That statistic has implications not only for patients and their families, but for many Delaware employers, as well. For many cancer patients, the arduous, anxiety-filled journey the countless doctor's appointments, radiation and chemotherapy treatments will be mixed with the demands of trying to hold down a job. Or, if the worker isn't the one battling cancer, he or she may be caring for a relative or friend who is. An upcoming Delaware State Chamber of Commerce forum will address what companies can do to help workers who are battling cancer. Sessions will highlight workplace cancer screening programs, legal and insurance issues and managing the emotional impact of cancer.

The event includes a keynote address by Dr. Nancy Snyderman, chief medical editor for NBC News and co-founder of Lluminari, a Wilmington-based health information company. The summit, scheduled for Oct. 16 at the University of Delaware's Clayton Hall, comes as a growing number of companies in Delaware and across the POLICE FIRE New Castle County ARMED ROBBERS SOUGHT: Two suspects who robbed a Mexican restaurant on U.S. 40 in Bear Friday night are being sought by Delaware State Police.

The incident happened at about 9 p.m. when two men approached two employees as they were closing El Paso Tienda Mexicans police said. One of the suspects had a handgun and grabbed a 21-year-old female employee's purse and the restaurant's drop bag that contained a large amount of cash. A second suspect who also was armed, grabbed a 21-year-old male employee's belongings. After fleeing, the suspects fired three shots at the male victim, who was not injured.

They then drove east on U.S. 40. The first suspect is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and heavy, and 24 to 27 years old. The second is about 6 feet tall, thin and about 22. Both were wearing black, long-sleeved shirts, blue jeans and black bandannas over their faces.

The vehicle is described as a Blue Chevy Tracker, two-door with a black soft top and unknown plates. Anyone with information may call Troop 2 at 834-2620, ext 4, or Delaware Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmitcom. COCAINE CHARGES: A 24-year-old New Castle County man was charged with selling cocaine on five separate Taste of Dover' pleases food, art lovers Biden teaches his law class at Widener Jl occasions to undercover officers, police said. Alex Gentieu of the 6100 block of Rembrandt Circle in the Village of Canterbury near Bear was was charged with five counts of delivery of cocaine and Alex Gentieu related drug By ESTEBAN PARRA The News Journal Delaware senator and Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Biden went back to school Saturday. Biden, who has taught at Widener University School of Law since 1991, showed up for class Saturday the first time since the course started two Saturdays ago.

Biden had been cutting class since he was picked as U.S. Sen. Barack Obama's running mate on Aug. 23. Professor Bob Hayman has been teaching the course "Selected Topics in Constitutional Law." Hayman has taught the class with Biden since 2003.

Widener spokeswoman Mary Allen said students, as well as school officials, were pleasantly surprised to see Biden return to his class. "Honestly, we weren't sure whether he was coming," Allen said. "We were delighted to see him. The students were especially pleased." Biden, who was accompanied by a "few" Secret Service agents, got to campus about 10 minutes before the two-hour course started at 9 a.m. Biden, who is known to have a gift for gab, kept his students about 15 minutes past the scheduled end of the class.

Contact Esteban Parra at 324-2299 or 'i 4a V- "Art offenses, according to county police. Gentieu's girlfriend, Nicole Moses, 25, also was charged with delivery of cocaine and other drug offenses, police said. After the undercover purchases, police raided their home Friday and found 60 grams of crack cocaine, $2,000 in drug proceeds and drug paraphernalia, they said. Both were waiting to be arraigned Saturday. DELAWARE PARK ROBBERY: A robbery Friday night in a parking lot at Delaware Park near Stanton is being investigated by state police.

A 51-year-old Lititz, Pa, woman reported she was robbed while walking to her vehicle, police said. While getting into her car, a man placed a knife to her face and demanded her purse, which contained cash and credit cards. The suspect fled. He is described as a thin man in his 20s with a goatee and sideburns and wearing a long-sleeved, flannel shirt Anyone with information may call Troop 2 at 834-2620, ext 4, or Crime Stoppers at (800) TIP-3333 or online at www.tipsubmitcom. STRIKEFORCE MAKES ARRESTS: A DUI checkpoint in Newark on Saturday night led to the arrest of two New York City men police believe were selling drugs to University of Delaware students.

Newport Police Chief Michael Capriglione, who heads the New Castle County Checkpoint Strike-force, said police set up a checkpoint from 9 p.m. Friday until 2 am Saturday at Delaware Avenue and Academy Street They arrested 10 people for driving under the influence, seven on outstanding warrants, five for underage drinking and cited 42 others for criminal and traffic violations. They also stopped two men driving a car containing 19 grams of cocaine and two ounces of marijuana The car's driver, Kuwan Collins, 34, was charged with trafficking cocaine and four other offenses. He was arraigned and is being held on $44,000 unsecured bond. The passenger, Curtis Flemming, 31, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver and three other offenses, police said.

He is being held on $7,500 unsecured bond. The investigation is ongoing. CAR CRASHES INTO TREE: A single-car accident left a 21-year-old Delaware City woman in critical condition Saturday night according to Delaware State Police. The crash happened at 5:40 p.m. on Wrangle Hill Road east of U.S.

13 in RpH Lion when the woman's 2004 Honda Accord hydroplaned and crashed into a tree. A 4-year-old boy was in the back seat likely restrained in a car seat and taken to Christiana Hospital for observation, police said. He was not seriously injured. From staff reporters Ginger Gibson and Tim Konski The News JoumalCARY EMEIGH Bethany elects Young, rejects 2 incumbents The News Journal BETHANY BEACH Voters turned out two Town Council members Saturday in a seven-way race for four seats. The top vote-getter was Margaret Bogan Young, who narrowly lost a bid for the council two years ago, followed by Vice Mayor Tony McClenny.

Also elected were Lew Killmer, chairman of the town planning commission, who has served partial council terms in the past, and Jack Gordon, a member of the town budget and finance committee. Council members Jerry Dorfman and Steve Wode and first-time candidate Joseph Bellistri were defeated in an election that took place against the backdrop of strong winds and heavy rain caused by Tropical Storm Hanna. Young, who could not be reached Saturday evening, had campaigned on a platform of improving pedestrian and bike safety, and also expressed concern about chronic flooding in some neighborhoods. On another issue, the winners disagreed about widening the town's boardwalk from 12 feet to 20. Young opposes widening, McClenny said officials need to get more questions answered before making a decision, and Killmer and uoruon support it.

Young received 629 votes; McClenny, 559; Killmer, 579; and Gordon, 549. Dorfman received 489 votes; Wode, 414; and Bellistri, 368. FIRE CALLS New Castle County Sept 5 7:14 am. Blackbird Station and Cart roads. Accident Townsend Fire Company.

8:28 a.m. Barrett Run Drive and Walter Road. Accident Christiana Fire Company. 1134 am. 3 Michael Townsend Court Aetna Hose, Hook and Ladder Company of Newark.

2:09 m. -102 Whitby Drive. Talleyville Fire Company. p.m. Naaians Road and Smith Lane.

Accident Trying out the fare at the 8th annual Taste of Dover" fundraiser Saturday evening are Bill Hare of Dover and his fiancee Bonnie Blades. The event was hosted by the nonprofit Dover Art teague at The Galleries on West Loockerman Street in Dover. Contributors to the menu included area restaurants, bakeries and beverage purveyors. Suspects in Dover robberies charged Incidents occurred over several hours; three nabbed after car, foot chase robbery on Harmony Lane. Two i liicue iiiiiiia cuu mc uuu uj- saulted and robbed by three male suspects.

Less than a half hour later, authorities responded to another robbery, this time at the University Courtyard Apartments near the campus of Delaware State University. The victim in the last incident said three males wearing masks had displayed a gun, struck the victim in the back of the head, robbed him and fled. Police said Pomales, Perry and Trott face 26 charges each, including multiple counts of assault, robbery and reckless endangering. Ccmtacl Rachel R'ipp at 324-2386 or fore being arrested.

Authorities bedicheu uie Veuit-ie ciiia fuuiiu evidence linking the men to the previous robberies and the shooting, they said. In the first attempted robbery, which occurred on Fulton Street at about 10 p.m. Thursday, a 51-year-old man was thrown to the ground and held at gunpoint by three men demanding money. The suspects left without getting any money, police said. Less than two hours later, a 28-year-old male was confronted by three men fitting the same description as those from the previous incident on the 400 block of E.

Water St. During the confrontation, the victim was shot in the foot. Just before 2 a.m. Friday, Dover police responded to reports of a By RACHEt KIPP Tile Hew juuilidi Three men have been charged with three robberies and a shooting that occurred within several hours Thursday night and early Friday, Dover police said. Adam E.

Pomales, 19; Hassan J. Perry, 24, and Tramell J. Trott, 21, all of Dover, were arrested Friday morning after a police officer observed a Dodge Dynasty matching the description given by victims of the previous incidents driving north on U.S. 13 near Court Street. The officer tried to stop the vehicle, but the occupants resisted and a pursuit began, police said.

The suspects stopped their vehicle on the east side of Del. 9, near White Road, and ran away be- BIRTHS The Birth Center Dean Courtney and Greg, Clayton, Sept 4, son. Christiana Care Health System and St Francis Hospital no longer release i birth information..

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